Mineral Resources Regulation (seminar series)

The Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law is happy to introduce a series of evening seminars which are taking place from 3th to 5th April. Topic of the seminar series is the regulation of minerals in the context of clean energy technology.

Co-organizer is the University of Cape Town.

Participants can choose to participate to the whole seminar or just to attend parts or the seminar. More details about the programme and speakers are to be found in the Programme document.

                                      Programme:


3 April - Day 1: Mineral Tenure Systems and Agreements: Ownership, rights and investment protection.


16:00 - 16:10

Welcome and introduction to the MENSA-project

16:10 - 16:40

Core property concepts in mineral law, by Hanri Mostert, UCT

16:40 - 17:10

Interplay between Property Law and Administrative Law: Mineral Law within the Legal System, by Hanri Mostert, UCT

17:10 - 17:40

Ownership, Rights and Entitlements, by Hanri Mostert, UCT

17:40 - 17:50

Coffee Break

17:50 - 18:30

International investment protection, by Ivar Alvik, UiO

18:30 - 19:00

Mineral Tenure Security, by Cheri Young, UCT


4 April - Day 2: Social and Environmental Obligations


16:00 - 16:05

Welcome and introduction to the day

16:05 - 16:45

Obligations in Respect of Society/Local Communities, by Cheri Young, UCT

16:45 - 17:20

The OECD due diligence Guidelines for meaning stakeholder engagement in the extractive sector, by Ola Mestad, UiO

17:20 - 17:30

Coffee Break

17:30 - 18:00

Environmental regulation of mining activities in Norway – Case study, by Ole Kristian Fauchald, UiO

18:00 - 18:40

Obligations in Respect of the Environment, by Cheri Young, UCT

18:40 - 19:00 

Discussion


5 April - Day 3: Offshore Mining Activities


16:00 - 16:05

Welcome and Introduction

16:05 - 16:45   

The International Seabed Authority: legal framework and state of play, by Catherine Banet, UiO

16:45 - 17:20

International law requirements when developing offshore mining regime within national jurisdiction, by Erik Røsæg and Catherine Banet, UiO

17:20 - 17:30

Coffee Break

17:30 - 18:10

The law proposal on seabed mineral activities on the Norwegian continental shelf, by Helge Westborg, OED

18:10 - 18:50

Offshore mining legislation in South Africa, by Cheri Young, UCT

18:50 - 19:00 

Round-up

 

Funding:

The project receives funding from Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)

 


 

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